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Planning begins for the 'Silver Tsunami'

...focus on the elderly who require nursing care, said Margaret O'Neal, director of operations for the Juneau Economic Development Council. The Housing Action Plan also wants to begin offering loans of up to $20,000 to people who want to add...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/planning-begins-silver-tsunami
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Candidates on good behavior at debate

...world's largest salmon run)," he said. "I don't feel like we should trade one resource for another."Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst asked the candidates if they would consider bringing back the state's income...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/candidates-good-behavior-debate
Local
Holst and O'Brien win school board seats

...a write-in candidate for school board, but he wasn't able to crack the top two on election night.Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and incumbent Sean O'Brien took in the most votes in the Juneau School...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-08/holst-and-obrien-win-school-board-seats
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Letter: Time for new ideas on the Juneau school board

...staunch defender of kids and teachers, and a personable, no-nonsense guy. Brian is director of the Juneau Economic Development Council and has volunteered on the JSD Budget Committee and Graduation Requirements Task Force, earning good reviews...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-02/letter-time-new-ideas-juneau-school-b
Letters
Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...but "direct because Alaska is so small."Beedle said other areas of interest include working with the Juneau Economic Development Council and other regional organizations to change regulations to encourage development of affordable housing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
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My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...than if it found a more accessible and prominent place.? Paul Voelckers is a local architect, former Juneau Economic Development Council president and a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission; Jeff Bush is a former CBJ...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...year.There are two other candidates for the seats: incumbent board Vice President Sean O'Brien and Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
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Empire Editorial: On Election Day, ballot riches run deep

...public input and does not communicate effectively with the public.Holst, as executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council, can see the value of education as an economic engine. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-05/empire-editorial-election-day-ballot-
Opinion
Empire editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Seafood Cookoff on Tuesday. Good luck!Thumbs up and down, to the latest job statistics detailed in the Juneau Economic Development Council's 2014 Economic Indicators and Outlook. Government jobs are decreasing but the private sector is picking...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-29/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Report: Fewer state, federal jobs in Juneau

Depending on your vocation, the Juneau Economic Development Council's 2014 Economic Indicators and Outlook might paint a portrait of prosperity - or a dreary job landscape. "Looking at 2013 economic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-24/report-fewer-state-federal-jobs-juneau
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